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Potato vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Potato and Jalapeño

  • Potato has more Copper, Iron, and Potassium, while Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 110% higher.
  • Jalapeño contains 3 times less Iron than Potato. Potato contains 0.81mg of Iron, while Jalapeño contains 0.25mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +224%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +139.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Iron +224%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.2%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +139.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 12

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Potato
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +53800%
Contains more Vitamin E +35700%
Contains more Vitamin C +502%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +53800%
Contains more Vitamin E +35700%
Contains more Vitamin C +502%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato Jalapeño
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 3.7g Potato
Protein 2.05g 0.91g Potato
Fats 0.09g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 17.49g 6.5g Potato
Calories 77kcal 29kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g g Potato
Fructose 0.26g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 0.82g 4.12g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 12mg
Iron 0.81mg 0.25mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 26mg Potato
Potassium 425mg 248mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.3mg 0.14mg Potato
Copper 0.11mg 0.046mg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.01mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.04mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 15µg 27µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.021mg mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.092g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.112g Jalapeño

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Potato Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Potato
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
10
Jalapeño

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Potato
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
0%
Potato
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.